Eritrea needs training for its drivers, operators, and technicians. A good example of this is in its new mining ore transport industry.
Today Eritrea is running upwards of 200 trucks delivering zinc [and copper] ore concentrate from the Bisha mine in Gash Barka to the ore loading terminal at the port of Massawa. These are brand new trucks made by a joint German (Man Trucks) and Chinese (Sinotruk) partnership and are modern, including something no other truck in Eritrea has, an engine brake. Continue reading Eritrea Needs Training for its Drivers, Operators and Technicians→
A consignment of aid shipped by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) through Eritrea’s main port this month was the first in a decade and the latest sign of Asmara trying to rebuild ties with the outside world, diplomats said.
THERE’s no arguing with the fundamentals. Growing populations, reduction in arable land, changing dietary preferences, climate change and the escalating demands of emerging economies have placed food security at the top of the political as well as the economic agenda.
World population is growing by some 75 million every year. By 2050 almost 9.3 billion people are expected to inhabit the earth. Food production will have to increase by almost 50 percent to feed them, and this means a huge global demand for fertilisers, already forecast to reach 190 million tonnes by 2016. Continue reading South Boulder Mines: Potash for Produce→